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On 26 November in Southeast Asian history

ON 26 NOVEMBER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 26, 2019

1939: Birth of Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysia Prime Minister (2003-2009)
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/abdullah-ahmad-badawi-578.php

1949: Birth of Mari Alkatiri, East Timorese politician, 1st Prime Minister (2002-2006)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mari_Alkatiri

1968: After a long resistance, South Vietnam decides to send a delegation to the Peace Conference of Paris

1990: After 31 years Lee Kuan Yew steps down as Singapore Prime Minister but stays in the government as officially number 2

2009: Andal Ampatuan Jr is charged with murder. He is the son of a Philippines clan boss, suspected of the massacre of at least 57 journalists, political activists and innocent passers-by, already charged with murder

2012: In its new travel papers, Beijing incorporates big swathes of the South China Sea and the Himalaya. In response, Vietnam is issuing visas on separate documents.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Imperialist-map-in-China’s-new-passport-angers-Hanoi-and-Delhi-26458.html

2016: Malaysian political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, or Zunar as he is popularly known, is arrested under the Sedition Act for cartoons that allegedly insulted Prime Minister Najib Razak
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-27/malaysian-political-cartoonist-zunar-arrested-under-sedition-law/8060932?section=world
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/again-cartoonist-zunar-taken-in-for-sedition